Almost two years from the day voters in Hopkins County approved a $16 million bond proposal to fund construction of a new county jail, the sheriff's office will begin moving into the new facility.
Saturday evening, Buford Park will serve as the venue for the third annual Hopkins County Walk Like MADD, a non-competitive 5K walk to raise funds and rally support for Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s “Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving.”
A 43-year-old man, wanted by Lamar County authorities for multiple offenses involving sexual abuse of a child, has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a reward of up to $5,000 is offered for information leading to his arrest.
Local musician Matt Dunn is inviting all singer-songwriters and bands to show off their epic artistic abilities at two upcoming contests over the next few weeks. With cash prizes and fame on the line, these Hopkins County Fall Festival events are headlining the annual celebration.